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Madison Metro Area

Including Madison, Janesville, Beloit, Middleton, Sun Prairie, Portage, Waunakee, Baraboo, Platteville, Monroe, and 101 other towns.

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Madison is the capital of and second-largest city in Wisconsin, named after Founding Father, James Madison, shortly after he died. The Madison metropolitan area is made up of six counties: Columbia, Dane, Green, Iowa, Rock, and Sauk, and has been routinely ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States, thanks in part to its low unemployment rate.

The Baraboo National Bank is the oldest active bank in the Madison area. It was established in 1857 — 11 years after Madison became incorporated as a village, and nine years after Wisconsin became a state. The Madison area is home to approximately 540 branches from more than 85 banks and 30 credit unions. Of those, there are 54 banks and 21 credit unions headquartered in the area. Notable financial institutions headquartered in the area include John Deere Financial, Summit Credit Union, AnchorBank, University Of Wisconsin Credit Union, and First Business Bank.

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Wisconsin CD Specials - DMB Community Bank
Special rates have gone up quite a bit since May. 12 Month CD at 1.70% APY 24 Month CD at 2.00% APY Minimum Opening Balance of $50,000 required. Must be
U.S. Bank Chicagoland CD Specials - 2.05% 59-Month
In today’s Chicago Tribune 2.05% apy 59-month CD 1.01% apy 11-month CD $1,000 minimum $249,999 maximum Offer only valid at Chicago metro area U.S. Bank locations
Bank of Sun Prairie (WI) Offers 24-month CD Promo
Deal Summary : 24-month CD Promotion, 2.00% APY, $10k minimum deposit, one-time bump. Availability: Wisconsin For a limited time, Bank of Sun Prairie is offering 2.00% APY on its 24-month
US Bank Offers $200 Summer Checking Bonus
UPDATE 7/10/2017: As some DA readers have noted in the Comments section below, this offer is not available nationwide. I have included more detail in the Availability section below. Thank
BMO Harris Bank Adds CD Specials (Checking Relationship)
Deal Summary: CD Specials – 15-month (1.50% APY), 30-month (1.85% APY), and 50-month (2.25% APY) with checking relationship, $5k minimum deposit. $200 bonus when opening a new checking account. Availability:
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